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Accession Number: 87-001

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Robert Lloyd Hunter collection. -- 1556-1881. -- 30.5 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Robert Lloyd Hunter was born August 19, 1914 to Cecil Hunter and Josephine Sipprel. He went to Ridley College in St. Catharines, Ontario. He received a Bachelor of Commerce and Law Certificate from the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall. From 1939 to 1942 he served as Lieutenant of the 7th Toronto Reserve Regiment and from 1942 to 1945 he served as Captain with the 26th Field Regiment. In 1944 he married Hope Hazen Mackay and they had three daughters. In 1947 he was called to the Bar in Ontario and from 1947 to 1950 he served as a soliciter with the firm of Fraser & Beatty in Toronto. Subsequently, he was Vice-President and Director of Pitfield, Mackay, Ross investment dealers. He was an avid collector of Canadiana (Taken from: "Who's Who in Canada." Volume 73). Robert Hunter died in 1986.

Custodial History

This collection was collected by and in the custody of Robert Lloyd Hunter before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of petitions, proclamations, printed acts, correspondence relating to British North America, Hudson's Bay Company, and the governance of British North America by the British crown. There are records relating to the Red River Settlement, the British Columbia Act and Oregon Territory.

Notes

Title based on creator of the collection.

This collection was donated by Robert Lloyd Hunter.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

Associated material located at the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa, the Archives of Ontario in Toronto and Ste. Marie Among the Hurons in Midland.

For related records see: Eccles fonds.

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1 Cook, James, and Byron, Commodore. A collection of 27 plates of their voyages to Tierra del Fuego, Hawaii, Nootka Sound, Prince William Sound etc.

2 Stone, Joel. Holograph public notice signed by Stone, dated Leeds, 14th February, 1818, announcing marriage of Peter Laver and Fanny Friekey.

3 Finlay, Hugh. Autographed letter signed, addressed to James McGill, dated Quebec, 15 October, 1788. Re: road construction.

4 (Selected committee report), (1870 approx.) regarding legality of Hudson's Bay Company claim to Red River Territory, handwritten.

5 Copies of correspondence between the Colonial Office and the Hudson's Bay Company or the Government of Canada regarding renewal of HBC's rights - printed, 1858.

6 Civil Government of Canada, report from the Select Committee, printed 1828, 359 pages.

7 Civil Government of Canada, report from the Select Committee, printed 1828, 359 pages, Sir George Grey's copy.

8 British North America, papers: copies or extracts of correspondence relative to B.N.A. written in 1838, printed 1839.

9 Bill to accept surrender of Hudson's Bay Company Territories in North America, 1868, and an Act for the same purpose, 1868.

10 Papers: Colonial Office and Hudson's Bay Company regarding legality of powers of HBC in North America, including map: printed 1850. Letters 1849 & 1850.

11 Memorial and Petition from the inhabitants of Red River settlement to Colonial Office re: treatment by Hudson's Bay Company, printed in 1849.

12 Exploration between Lake Superior and Red River Settlement. Papers of Colonial Office prepared 1858, printed 1859. Including four maps.  

13 An Act of George III to help defray charges of civil government in the Province of Quebec, 1774.

14 A Bill to make temporary provision for the government of Lower Canada, 1838.

15 A.British Columbia, An Act consolidating regulations concerning the taking of land for public purposes, 1863, and B.An Act to apply the sum . . . 1863.

16 British Columbia, A Proclamation by James Douglas, Governor, 1862.

17 A.British Columbia, Gold Fields Act, 1859 ... issued 1863. and B.B.C. Ordinance to promote drainage of Mines, 1864.

18 papers relative to HBC Charter and license of trade, written in 1858-59, printed 1859.

19 Canada Company minutes between H.M. Secretary of State and the proposed Canada Company, 1825.

20 North West Passage, and act passed by George II to reward the discoverer of the N.W. Passage, 1745.

21 Newfoundland fisheries, an act passed by George III encouraging the fisheries adjacent to Newfoundland, 1786.

22 British Columbia Proclamation No 3 remissions to military and naval officers for land purchases, 1861.

23 British Columbia Act to provide funds for the improvement of Victoria Harbour and communications with Esquimalt, 1861.

24 British Columbia Bill respecting property of religious institutions, 1859.

25 McTavish, McGillivrays and Company, a handwritten copy of the partnership agreement established in 1814, 32 pages.

26 Beaver Skins, and Act to reduce the duties on beaver skins passed by George I, 1721, printed 1722.

27 Oregon Territory, correspondence relative to the disputed right to the territory, 1846.  

28 Re-union of the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, copies or extracts of correspondence, 1840, plus maps.

29 Rebellion Losses Bill, extracts of votes and proceedings, 1849.

30 British Columbia Proclamation No 1 1862, to raise funds for roads and other communications.

31 British Columbia Act to close part of Old Saanich Road, 1862.

32 Upper Canada Rebellion, return of those arrested, 1839.

33 British Columbia Proclamation NO. 10, 1861, concerning distilling of sprints, 1861.

34 British Columbia Proclamation No. 12, 1861, concerning the manner of payment of road contract.

35 British Columbia Act regarding certain privileges to be granted re: the building of a powder magazine, 1861.

36 Red River, copy of all petitions addressed to her Majesty from 1860 to 1870, printed 1870.

37 Proclamation of 1763 establishing the government of Quebec, capitulation and extracts of treaties in English and French, 1800-1818.

38 Act re: Quebec, being the Act passed by George III in 1790 to revise and improve the government of Quebec, printed in 1787 in English and French.

39 Acts re: Quebec, including the Quebec Act of 1774, and the Quebec Revenue Act of 1774, printed in English and French in 1797.

40 Proclamation regarding the separation of the country into two provinces of Lower and Upper Canada and into counties, cities and towns and the issuing of writs for the first provincial parliament of Lower Canada, 1792(?).

41 Hudson's Bay Company, report of the Select Committee, 1857. First Edition.

42 Hudson's Bay Company, plans to accompany Report to the Select Committee, (Maps), 1857.

43 Edmonton, N.W.T., Bulletin, 1880-81, original issues and reprints.

44 Bishop Strachan's Mansion, Watercolour and ink by Rowley Walter.

45 Clippings: Toronto.

46 Clippings: Ontario

47 Clippings: Maritimes

48 Clippings: Prairies

49 Clippings: Canada General

50 Clippings: people, Capt. Cook, Sandford Fleming, Frederick William Cumberland, Joseph Brant.

51 Provenance of material.

52 Letter from Sir George Simpson to Hon. John Ross, 12 Dec. 1856 regarding Hudson's Bay Company and Native populations.  

Hunter Map Case  

Maps - Matted and Framed

America. 1565? Gastaldi, Giacomo, ca. 1500-ca. 1565 Universale della Parte del Mondo nuovamente Ritrovata. [Second ed.? Paris? 1565?] Coloured. 10.6 in in diameter. Taken from vol. 3 of Ramusio's Navigationi et Viaggi, Venice, 1565. [Ramusio, Giovanni Battista, 1485-1517] Slot 9.

America. 1747 Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767 A new general map of America. Outline drawn from several accurate particular maps and charts, regulated by Astronomical Observations by Eman. Bowen. London, 1747. Coloured in outline. 14 x 17 in. "No. 51" From: A Complete System of Geography, London, 1744-1747. Phillips, Maps. p. 108 no. 70. Slot 40.

Arctic Regions. 1595 Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594 Sep: Tentrio: Nalium [i.e. Septentrionalium] Terrarum de: Scriptio. Per Gerardum Mercatorem cum privilegio. Includes 3 inset maps: Frisland Insula, Farre Insulae, Scetland Insulae. 35 x 39.7 cm. Originally published 1595. This copy published? First separate map of the North Pole. Slot 27.

Arctic Regions. 1680 Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 Arctic map. Regiones sub Polo Arctico auctore Guiljelmo Blaeu. [Amsterdam, ca. 1680]. Coloured in outline. Dutch text on verso. Slot 29.

Arctic Regions. 1680? De Wit, Frederick Poli Arctici et circumiacentium terrarum descriptio novissima per Fredericum de Wit Amstelodami. [Amsterdam, 1680?] Coloured. "Gedruckt i Amsteldam by Frederick de Wit in de Valverstract aen den Dam in de Wit paseaert." A highly decorative piece consisting of a circular map 17 in. in diameter of the Arctic set within a rectangle 19 x 17 in. with its remaining portions filled with remarkable coloured vignettes of whaling scenes in the northern regions. The Arctic is shown in its standard form for this period ... with Northwest America absent due to lack of available knowledge. Slot 28.
(Digitized copy on CD, Hunter donor file).

Arctic Regions. 1680 Pitt, Moses, fl. 1654-1696 A map of the North Pole and the parts adjoining. Oxon, At the Theater, MDCLXXX. Coloured in outline. 23 x 18 in. Has two coloured illustrations: one of a family in Eskimo dress and the other of fishermen harpooning a whale. Inset map at top right is of Nova Zembla [Zembia?] Has note: In the Philosophical Transactions of ao. 1674, no. 101, there is set down a description of Nova Zembla as it was sent to the Royal Society from a Russian merchant and discovered by order of the Grand Czaar, but there being not joyned to it either longitude latitude or other measure, we thought it better to follow the two newest maps. One printed at Amsterdam 1678 the other at Nuremberg 1679 and to place this by itself which shews it not an island but joyned with the continent at the letter K." Map dedicated to the Right Honble. Charles FitzCharles, Earle of Plymouth ... Taken from vol. 1 of Pitt's English Atlas published under Royal patronage in 1680. The Atlas bankrupted Pitt; only four complete volumes with 145 maps and the text of a 5th volume (published in 1682) of the projected eleven volumes were published and Pitt was imprisoned in the Fleet. Slot 13.

Arctic Regions. 1748 Bowen, Emanuel, d.1767 Correct draught of the North Pole and of all the countries hitherto discovered, intercepted between the Pole and the parallel of 50 degrees. Exhibiting the most remarkable tracts of our English navigators &c. in their several attempts to find out the North East and North West Passages. Drawn from the most approved modern maps and charts and adjusted by Astron. observations by Eman Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty. [London] 1748. 39.3 x. 44.5 cm. "Bowen-Harris""Vol. II page 377" Includes notes related to the search for the Northwest Passage. Slot 30.
(Digitized copy on CD, Hunter donor file).

Arctic Regions. 1897 The Century Atlas: Region around the North Pole, giving the records of the most important explorations. Coloured. Has three inset maps: Franz Josef Land, Smith Sound and Robeson Channel, and Spitzbergen. From: Benjamin Eli Smith, ed. Century Atlas of the World. New York, The Century Co., c1897. "No. 3". Phillips Atlases 1020, No. 3. Slot 31.

Arctic Regions. 1831 Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) Circumjacent to the North Pole. London, Published by Baldwin and Cradock, 47 Paternoster Row, June, 1831 under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Coloured in outline. Phillips Atlases, 753. Slot 33.

Arctic Regions. 1862 Johnson, J. Hugh Arctic Regions: [the lower map:] The Arctic regions, showing the North-West passage as determined by Capt. R. McClure and other Arctic voyagers, compiled by J. Hugh Johnson; [upper map:] Wellington Channel, Melville Island, &c., from Admiralty chart. London, A Fullarton & Co., 1856. Consisting of two maps on one sheet. Coloured. 18.5 x 12.5 in. Has coloured illustrations surrounding the maps: Terror thrown up by the ice in frozen strait, Prince Albert surrounded by icebergs in Melville Bay, Cape Hotham with H.M.S. Pioneer and Resolute, Esquimaux female, Seal hunting, Building snow hut, Sledge travelling, Walrus or horse, and Esquimaux man and boy. From: London, The Royal English Atlas, 1862. "Map no. 3" Slot 32.

Canada. 1851 Rapkin, J British America. The illustrations by H. Warren and engraved by Robt. Wallis. Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. London, J. Tallis, 1851. Coloured in outline. Coloured illustrations surrounding the map: Fury and Hecla, Esquimuax, Whale fishing, Seal, Montreal. From: Tallis's Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World. Slot 43.

Canada, Eastern. 1556? Gastaldi, Giacomo, ca. 1500-ca. 1565 La Nuova Francia. [Venice? 1556?]. Coloured. 10.6 x 15 in. Map engraved on wood. Drawn by Gastaldi from material supplied by H. Franscatore. Coloured illustrations surrounding the map of Indians carrying on various activities. In top left corner: "424"; top right corner "425". Taken from vol. 3 of Ramusio's Navigation et Viaggi, Venice, 1556?. [Ramusio, Giovanni Battista, 1485-1517] Slot 8.

Canada, Eastern. 1565? Gastaldi, Giacomo, ca. 1500-ca. 1565 La Nuova Francia. [2. ed. Venice? 1565?] Black and white. 10.6 x 15 in. Map engraved on wood. Drawn by Gastaldi from material supplied by H. Franscatore. Illustrations surrounding the map of Indians carrying on various activities. In top left corner: "424"; top right corner "425". Taken from vol. 3 of Ramusio's Navigation et Viaggi, Venice, 1565?. [Ramusio, Giovanni Battista, 1485-1517] Slot 4.

Canada, Eastern. 1625 Purchas, Samuel, 1577?-1626 [Map of Eastern Canada showing New France, New Found Lande, New Scot Lande and New Englande]. [London? 1625?] Coloured in outline. Written in the top left corner of the map: "1872"; in top right corner "1873". Slot 2.

Canada, Eastern. 1689 Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1697. Partie Orientale du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France ou sont les provinces, ou pays de Saguenay, Canada, Acadie, etc. les peuples, ou nations des Etechemins, Iroquois, Attiquameches etc. avec la Nouvelle Angleterre, la Nouvelle Ecosse, la Nouvelle Yorck, et la Virginie, les Isles de Terre Neuve, de Cap Breton etc., le Grand Banc, etc. Dresee sur les memoires le plus nouveaux par le P. Coronelli, Cosmographe et de la Ser. Rep. de Venise. Corrigee et augmentee par le Sr. Tillemon, et dedice a Monsieur l'Abbe Baudrand par son humble serviteur I.B. Nolin. A Paris chez I.B. Nolin sur le Quay de l'Horloge du Palais, proche le Ponte-Neuf a l'Enseigne de la Place des Victories. Avec privilege du Roy, 1689. Coloured. Has two illustrations: Indian armee, and Indien en habit de chasse. Slot 17 - on wall in Northway Reading Room

Canada, Eastern. 1695-1697 Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718 Canada Orientale nell' America Settentrionale de seritta dal P. Mr. Coronelli M.C., Cosmografo della Seren Republica di Venetia. Dedicata alli Mt. Revendi, Patri Li P.P. Minori Conuentuali de Monastero insigne di S. Francesco di Bolognie. [Venice?, published between 1695 and 1697] Coloured. 12 x 18 in. Includes notes relating to fishing off the Grand Banks. Slot 16.

Canada, Eastern. 1851 Rapkin, J East Canada and New Brunswick. The illustrations by H. Warren and engraved by J.B. Allen. Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. London, J. Tallis, 1851. Coloured in outline. Coloured illustrations surround the map: Quebec, North American Indians. Has the seal of Lower Canada printed on the page. From: Tallis's Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World. Slot 44.

Great Lakes. 1787-1788 Bonne, Rigobert, 1727-1794 Partie Occidentale du Canada contenant les cinq Grands Lacs, avec les pays circonvoisins, par M. Bonne, Ingenieur-Hydrographie de la Marin. [Paris? 1787-1788] Coloured in outline. From: Atlas Encyclopedique. "Liv XV, XVI,et XVII" "No. 45" Phillips Maps no. 45. Slot 25.

Hudson Bay. 1757 Bellin, Jacques Nicholas, 1703-1772 Carte de la Baye Hudson pour servira l'Histoire generale des voyages echelle de lieues communes de France par M. B.[ellin] Ingr. de la Marine, 1757. Coloured. 9 x 12 in. In upper left corner "Tome 14 in 4 No. 14"; in top right corner: "tome 14 in 8 Page 191". From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. ? See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix. Slot 1.

Louisbourg (N.S.). 1758 Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 [Two maps of Louisbourg: the first:] A Plan of the city and fortifications of Louisburg from a survey made by Richard Gridley, Lieut. Coll. of the Train of Artillery in 1745. "This important Frenc fortress was taken on the 17th of June 1745 after a siege of 49 days by nine Regiments (that were raised & equiped in 50 days in New England) and commanded by Sr. Willm. Pepperill, assisted by a Fleet under the command of Commodore Warren, with the loss of 101 men killed and 30 that died by sickness. This place was afterwards restored to the French by the Treaty of Aix la Chapel." by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to the Prince of Wales at Charing Cross, Oct. 9, 1758. [The second:] A plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg, with the French batteries that defended it and those of the English, shewing that part of Gabarus Bay in which they landed, and the ground on which they encamped during the Siege in 1758. This second map has an inset map: A map of Gabarus Bay adjoining to Louisburg. Published by Thos. Jeffery's, Geographer to the Prince of Wales at Charing Cross, Octobr. 9, 1758. Consisting of two maps on one sheet. Slot 15

Louisbourg (N.S.). 1758 A map of the harbour of Louisburg and parts adjacent. [London, 1758]. Coloured in outline. 4.5 x 7 in. From: The London Magazine. Phillips Atlases, Maps p. 365. Slot 22.

Mackinac, Straits of (Mich.). 1761 A plan of the Straits of St. Mary and Michilimakinac to shew the situation & importance of the two westernmost settlements of Canada for the fur trade. London, 1761. Coloured. The earliest separate map of the Sault Ste. Marie area. From: Gentlemen's Magazine, 1761. Slot 6.

Maritimes. 1716 Moll, Herman, d. 1732 Newfoundland, St. Laurence Bay, the Fishing Banks, Acadia, and a part of New Scotland. By H. Moll, Geographer. London, J. Nicholson, 1716. Coloured in outline. Phillips Maps no. 47. Slot 24.

Maritimes. 1747 Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767 A new and accurate map of the islands of Newfoundland, Cap Breton, St. John, and Anticosta, together with the neighbouring countries of Nova Scotia, Canada, etc. drawn from the most approved modern maps and charts and regulated by Astronl. Observatns. by Eman. Bowen. London, 1747. Coloured in outline. 13.5 x 16.75 in. "No. 95" Phillips, Maps. p. 475. Slot 39.

Maritimes. 1846 Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873 Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edwards Id., Newfoundland and a large portion of the United States. London, pubd. 15 Feby. 1846 by J.Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square. Has inset map of Newfoundland. [Map no.] 42. From: The London Atlas of Universal Geography. Phillips, Maps, p. 197. Slot 38.

Maritimes. 1851 Rapkin, J. Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. The illustrations by A. Russell & engraved by J. Rogers. The map drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin. London, J. Tallis, 1851. Coloured in outline. Coloured illustrations surrounding the map: Halifax, Nova Scotia and Cod fishing off Newfoundland. Has the seals of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, and Newfoundland printed on the map. From: Tallis's Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World. Slot 42.

Montreal (Que.). 1556 Gastaldi, Giacomo, ca. 1500-ca. 1565 La Terra de Hochelaga nella Nova Francia. [Venice? 1556?]. Black and white. 15 x 11 in. Woodcut plan of the town of Hochelaga as described by Cartier who visited in 1535. One of earlier printed maps of Canada and the first one ever to use "Montreal" as a name, printed here as "Monte Real". Illustrations show the Indian village and stockade and the Indians meeting the French. Printed at top left corner: "446"; top right corner: "447". Taken from vol. 3 of Ramusio's Navigationi et Viaggi, Venice, 1556. [Ramusio, Giovanni Battista, 1485-1517] Slot 3.

Montreal (Que.). 1565 Gastaldi, Giacomo, ca. 1500-ca. 1565 La Terra de Hochelage nella Nova Francia. Second ed. [Venice? 1565?] Coloured. 15 x 11 in. Woodcut plan of the town of Hochelaga as described by Cartier who visited in 1535. One of earlier printed maps of Canada and the first one ever to use "Montreal" as a name, printed here as "Monte Real". Illustrations show the Indian village and stockade and the Indians meeting the French. Printed at top left corner: "446"; top right corner: "447" Taken from vol. 3 of Ramusio's Navigationi et Viaggi, Venice, 1565. [Ramusio, Giovanni Battista, 1485-1517] Slot 7.

Montreal (Que.). 1758 Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 Plan of the town and fortifications of Montreal or Ville Marie in Canada. Published by Thos. Jefferys Geographer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, at Charing Cross, Jan. 30, 1758. 33 x 50.2 cm. Slot 36

North America. 1716 Moll, Herman, d. 1732 A new map of North America, according to the newest observations. By H. Moll, geographer. [London: J. Nicholoson, 1716?] Coloured in outline. 6.5 x 9.75 in. "Vol. 1 Tit. Page" Phillips Atlases, 3477 Map no. 35. Slot 20.

North America. 1755 Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766 Partie de l'Amerique Septent? ou le Canada, par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy Geog? Ordinaire du Roy avec privilege, 1755. Coloured in outline. [Paris?] 1755. With inset map: Supplement pour les lacs du Canada [i.e. the Great Lakes]. Slot 5

North America. 1851 Rapkin, J. North America. The illustrations by J. Marchant & engraved by J. Rogers. The map drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin. London, J. Tallis, 1851. Coloured in outline. Coloured illustrations surround the map: Esquimaux dog-sledge, Mount Hekla, Beavers, Falls of Niagara, Convoy of diamonds, Ancient Monument, Mexico, North American Indians, Wapiti Deer, Cossacks. From: Tallis's Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World. Slot 22.

North America, Central. 1688 Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718 Partie Occidentale du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France ou sont les nations des Ilinois, de Tracy, les Iroquois, et plusieurs autres peuples; avec la Louisiane nouvellement decouverte et dresee sur mes memoires nouveaux par le P. Coronelli, cosmographe de la Serme. Repub. de Venise. Corrigee et augmentee par le Sr. Tillemon, et dedice a Monseiur l'Abbe Baudrand. A Paris, chez I.B. Nolin sur le Quay de L'Horloge du Palais vers le Pont Neuf a l'Enseigne de la Place des Victoires. Avec privilege du Roy, 1688. Coloured. Slot 18. On wall in Northway Reading Room

North America, Eastern. 1705 Homann, Johann Baptist, 1663-1724. La Louisiane. Amplissimae Regions Mississippi seu. Provinciae Ludocivianae a R.P. Ludovico Hennepin in America Septentrionali Anno 1687 detectae nunc Gallorum Coloniis et Actionum Megotilis toto Orbe celeberrimae, Nova Tabula edita a Io. Bapt. Homanno. [Nuremberg, 1705?] Coloured map with black and white illustrations of beavers at Niagara Falls and of Indians standing beside a buffalo. On wall in Northway Reading Room.

North America, Eastern. 1719 Chatelain, Henri Abraham Carte de la Nouvelle France, ou se voit le cours des Grandes Rivieres de S. Laurens & de Mississippi Aujour d'ui. [Paris?] 1719. Includes inset map of the coast of Louisiana. A plan and view of Quebec are engraved in a cartouche in the lower right hand corner. From: t. 6 (1719) of Chatelain's Atlas Historique, 1705-1720, with text by Guedeville. Chatelain's map of North America was published to promote the interests of the Compagnie Francoise Occident, a trading company established to encourage the development of the Louisiana territory and as a consequence of its development, the stabilization of a lagging French economy. The map illustrates the relationship among the French, English and Spanish claims on the continent. Phillips, Maps, p. 567. On wall in Northway Reading Room. 

North America, Eastern. 1740? Moll, Herman, d. 1732 A map of New France containing Canada, Louisiana &c. in North America according to the patent granted by the King of France to Monsieur Crozat dated the 14th of Sep. 1712 N.S. and registered in the Parliament of Paris the 24th of the same month by H. Moll, Geographer. [London? ca. 1740]. Coloured in outline. 7.5 x 10.5 in. Phliips Atlases, 3526, Map no. 50. April 1997, note glass on picture frame broken. Slot 19.

North America, Eastern. 1747 Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767 A new & accurate map of Louisiana with parts of Florida and Canada, and the adjacent countries drawn from surveys assisted by the most approved English and French maps & charts. The whole being regulated by astronl. observations by Eman. Bowen. London, 1747. Coloured in outline. 13.5 x 16.5 in. "We think it proper to inform ye curious reader that in laying down ye coast & boundaries of ye British Empire in America, as well as that of Louisiana, Canda or New France, recourse has been had to all ye surveys & most authentick charts & maps hitherto published, but more particularly to Monsr. Bellin's maps of Canada, Louisiana & drawn by him for ye use of P. Charlevoix's History of New France; and as our maps of these parts differ considerably from most others, this difference must be principally attributed to our relying on Monsr. Bellin's authority." Back of frame has biographical information on Bowen and information about this map. From: A Complete System of Geography, 1744-1747. Phillips Atlases 603, Map no. 58. Slot 14.

Northwest Coast of North America and Russia, Northeastern. 1775 Imperatorsk i a adademiia nauk (Russia) Russian discoveries from the map published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg. Printed for Robert Sayer, London. published March 27, 1775. Coloured in outline. Map Cabinet Drawer 12.On wall in Northway Reading Room

Northwest Coast of North America and Russia, Northeastern. 1808 De la Rochette, L.S. Chart of the N.W. Coast of America and the N.E. coast of Asia, explored in the years 1778 and 1779. Prepared by Lieut. Henry Roberts, under the immediate inspection of Capt. Cook. London: published by Wm Faden, Geographer to the King, Charing Cross, July 24, 1784. 2nd ed. published January 1, 1794. [Advertisement below title:] The interesting discoveries made by British and American ships, since the first publication of this chart in 1784, together with the hydrographical materials lately procured from St. Petersburg and other places, have enabled Mr. De la Rochette to lay down the numerous improvements which appear in the present edition. Charing Cross, January 1, 1808. W. Faden. Coloured in outline. 27 x 15.5 in. Slot 12.

Ontario. 1841? Canada Company Map of the townships in the Province of Upper Canada. Map is top of a poster with title: Lands in Upper Canada to be disposed of by the Canada Company incorporated by Royal Charter and Act of Parliament, in 1826. Canada Company, Canada House, St. Helen's Place, Bishopsgate Street, 11th February, 1841. Marchant & Singer & Smith, Printers, Ingram Court London. Slot 46.

Ontario. 1846 Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873 Upper Canada. London, J. Arrowsmith, 1846. Coloured in outline. 24 x 19 in. From: The London Atlas of Universal Geography. Phillips, Maps, p. 197. Slot 37.

Ontario. 1851 Rapkin, J West Canada. The illustration by H. Warren and engraved by Robt. Wallis. Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. London, J. Tallis, 1851. Coloured in outline. Coloured illustrations surrounding the map: Kingston [Ont.], Native Americans, Falls of Niagara. Has printed on it the seal of the Province of Upper Canada. From: Tallis's Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World. Slot 41.

Quebec (Que.). 1759 [Oakley, Edward, 18th century] A plan of Quebec: Metropolis of Canada in North America. [London, 1759]. Coloured. 5 x 7.5 in. From: The London Magazine, 1759. Originally published: London, by E. Oakley and sold by J. Rocque near Round Court in the Strand, 1759. Phillips Atlases, Maps p. 733. Slot 21.

Quebec (Que.). 1760 Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 An authentic plan of the River St. Laurence from Sillery, to the Fall of Montmorenci, with the operations of the Siege of Quebec under the Command of Vice-Adml. Saunders & Major Genl. Wolfe down to the 5. Sepr. 1759. Drawn by a Captain in His Majesties Navy. [London?] 1760. Coloured in outline. 2.33 x 47.6 cm. "This map is dedicated to the Right Honourable William Pitt Esqr...." Includes two inset maps: Part of the Upper River of St. Laurence, and A View of the action gained by the English Sepr. 13 1759 near Quebec brought from thence by an Officer of Distinction. Slot 34.

Quebec (Que.). 1760 Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 A plan of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, as it surrender'd 18th September, 1759 to the British fleet and army, Commanded by Vice-Adml. Saunders, & Brigadr. Gen. Townshend. Published according to the Act of Parliament, January 15, 1760 by Thos. Jefferys at Charing Cross. [London, 1760] 33 x 48.3 cm. Slot 35.

World. 1752 Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766 Mappemonde ou description du globe terrestre dressee fur les memoires les plus nouveaux, et assujettie aux observations astronomiques, par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy Fils. Paris, les Srs. Robert Geogs. ordes. du Roy, Quay de l'Horloge du Palais. Ante. Boudet Librairie-Impr. du Roy, rue St. Jacques, avec privilege, 1752. Coloured. 46.4 x 70 cm. Slot 10.      

Maps - Unmatted and Unframed

Hunter Map Case: Slot 46

Canada. Set of six large modern maps of Canada. Scale 1 in. = 32 miles. cloth backed on roller-blinds. [In gifts work room, 3rd. floor, Bata Library]

Canada. 1855 Rapkin, J West Canada [and] Canada East. London, Edinburgh, Dublin, J. & F. Tallis, 1855. Illustrations by H. Warren and engraved by Rob't Wallis. From: Tallis's Illustrated atlas and modern history of the world.

Newfoundland. 1762 Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784. A new map of the only useful and frequented part of New Found Land. London, 1762. From: The London Magazine v. 31, p. 408, 1762.

Prince Edward Island. 1843 Prince Edward Island, divided into counties. London, J.Cochrane, 1843. From: Martin, R. Montgomery (Robert Montgomery), 1803?-1868. History of the British colonies. Vol. 3, Possessions in North America. Coloured in outline. 14 x 7 in.

Quebec. 1764 Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784. A new map of the Province of Quebec in North America. [London? 1764]

Quebec (Que.) 1744. Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Plan de la ville de Quebec, par M. B[ellin]. Paris, 1744. Coloured in outline. 7.75 x 11 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. ? See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.

Quebec (Que). 1761 Smyth, Henry. ["Quebec. A view of Quebec from the Bason"] from a drawing by Henry Smyth. London, John Bowles, 1761. See p. 12 Divolpi.

St. Lawrence, Gulf of. 1757? Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte du golphe de St. Laurent et pays voisins. Pour servir a l'Histoire generale des voyages. Paris, 1757? 9 x 14.5 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. ? See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.  

World. 1811 Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835. A new chart of the world, on Mercator's projections. Exhibiting the tracks & discoveries of the most eminent navigators, to the present period. London, published by J. Cary Engraver & Map Seller, no. 181 Strand - April 28, 1811, 21761.
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British Columbia. 1827 17 Partie de la Nouvelle Hanovre. Bruxelles, 1827. Coloured. Phillips Atlases, 749. Vandermalen, P.M.G. Amer. Sep. No. 51.

Canada. 1703? 22 L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France & des decouvertes qui y ont ete faites. Paris, Quai de l'Horloge, 1703? Coloured in outline. Cartouche coloured with Indians and missionaries illustrated. A copy of the first ed. of this important prototype map of the 18th century. The first to have "Detroit" appear on it, only two years after the founding of the village by Cadillac.

Canada. 1761 5 Seale, Richard William. An accurate map of Canada, with the adjacent countries; exhibiting the late seat of war between the English & French in those parts. London, 1761. Coloured. Mounted on linen. 10.25 x 13.75 in. From: The Universal Magazine, 1761. Phillips, Maps. p. 191

Canada. 1807 18 Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835. A new map of Upper & Lower Canada ... London, J. Cary, 1807. Colour. Mounted on linen. 18 x 20.5 in. Phillips Atlases, 736, no 54.

Canada. 1829 20 Hall, Sidney, fl. 1817-1860. British North America, by Sidney Hall. London, published for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, April 1st, 1829. Coloured in outline. 16 x 20 in. Plate no. 45. From Hall's A New General Atlas with the Divisions and Boundaries Carefully Coloured. Phillips Atlases, 756.

Canada. 1833 4 Finley, Anthony Canada. Philadelphia, A. Finley, 1833. Coloured. 8 x 11 in. Phillips Atlases, 3551, Map no. 5.

Canada. 1850 23 Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873 British North America, by permission dedicated to Hon. Hudsons Bay Company, containing the latest information which their documents furnish. London, J. Arrowsmith, pub. 25 April, 1850. Coloured in outline. 19 x 23.75 in. "Map no. 40" Phillips Maps p. 198. Phillips Atlases, 789.  

Canada. 1851 7 Canada. Published by Orr & Co., Amen Corner, Paternoster Row, London, [1851?]

Cape Breton Island (N.S.) 1757 16 Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte de l'Acadie Isle Royale, et pays voisins pour servir a l'Histoire generale des voyages, par M. B[ellin]. Paris, 1757. Coloured in outline. 9 x 12 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. ?. See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.

Chedabucto Bay (N.S.). 1744 12 Bellin, Jacques Nicolas Plan de la Bave Chedabouct, aujourd'hui Havre de Milfort, par M. B[ellin]. Paris, 1744. Coloured in outline. 8 x 11 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. 6. See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.

LaHave (N.S.). 1744 10 Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Plan du Port de la Haive situe a la cote d'Accadie, par M. B[ellin]. 1744. Coloured in outline. 8 x 11.5 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. 5. See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.

Lake Champlain. 1775 8 Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801. A chorographical map of the country between Albany, Oswego, Fort Frontenac, and Les Trois Rivieres, exhibiting all the grants made by the French governors on Lake Champlain and between that Lake and Montreal. Drawn from authentic surveys by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to His Majesty. London, 1775. 26.5 x 20.5 in. Title in one long line along the top outside the border line. Subsidiary title of a two sheet map: The Provinces of New York and New Jersey ... and the Governments of Trois Rivieres and Montreal. Drawn by Capt. Holland. Engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to His Majesty. [London] Printed for Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street and T. Jefferys in the Strand [1775]. Phillips Atlases 1196, map no. 33.

Maritimes. 1827 6 Nouvelle Ecosse et Nouveau Brunswick. Bruxelles, 1827. Phillips Atlases, 749. Vandermaelen, P.M.G. Amer. Sept. No. 44.

Montreal (Que.). 1744 3 Bellin, Jacques Nicholas, 1703-1772. Carte de l'Isle de Montreal et de ses environs ... 1744. Paris, 1744. 9.5 x 12 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. ? See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.

North America. 1674? 24 Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667 Amerique Septentrionale divisee en ses principales parties ou sont distingues les vns des autres les estats suivant quils appartiennent presentemet aux Francois, Castillans, Anglois, Suedois, Danois, Hollandois, tiree des relations de toutes ces nations par le S. Sanson, geographe ordinaire du Roy. A Paris, chez H. Jaillot, joignant les grands Augustins aux deux globes, 1674. Coloured in outline. Large title cartouche and cartouche of scales both uncoloured. Copy of the first edition only a few copies of which are recorded. California is copied from Sanson's 1656 map. The remainder of the map is based on Sanson's 1669 Map. Omits Montreal. [Jaillot, Alexis Hubert, 1632?-1712]

North America. 1833 2 Finley, Anthony North America. Philadelphia, A. Finley, 1833. Coloured. 11 x 8 in. Phillips Atlases, 3551 Map no. 4.

North America. 1850 19 Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871. North America by A.K. Johnston. Edinburgh and London, W. Blackwood & Sons, 1850. Coloured in outline. 23.75 x 19.5 in. Phillips Atlases 799. National Atlas, Map no. 37.

Nova Scotia. 1753 1 Chabert, Joseph Bernard, Marquis de, 1724-1805 [Two plans and a map from Chabert's Voyage fait par ordre du roi en 1750 et 1751 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale]. Paris, 1753. Coloured. Plan 1: Plan ou Port de Chibouctou... 1746. Map 2: Carte Particuliere des Costes du Sud Est del'Isle Royale ... 1750 et 1751. Plan 3: Plan du Porte de Canea...1750.

Nova Scotia. 1767 27 A map of the South Part of Nova Scotia and its Fishing Banks with two inserts: A Plan of Halifax Survey'd by M(oses) Harris, and, A View of Halifax drawn from ye top mast head. From: The English Pilot, the fourth book, describing the West-India Navigation, from Hudson's Bay to the river Amazones... Map no. 14. Dublin, 1767. Map also has cartouche: To the right Honble the Lords Comission for Trade and plantations. No author given. Phillips notes the map was probably inserted. Appears to be based on Thomas Jefferys' map of 1750.

Ontario. 1813 9(a) and 9(b) Chewitt, William A map of the located districts in the Province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c. with the adjacent frontiers, copied and corrected ... compiled from the survey of William Chewitt senior surveyor & draughtsman ... London, William Faden, January 1st, 1813. Coloured in outline. two sheets each measuring 31.5 x 22 in. Phillips, Maps, p. 194.

Orleans, Isle d' (Que). 1744 14 Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte de l'Isle d'Orleans et du passage de la traverse dans le fleuve St. Laurent ... par M. Bellin. Paris, 1744. Coloured in outline. 8 x 11 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. 12. See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.

Placentia Bay (Nfld.). 1744 13 Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte des bayes rades et Port de Plaisance dan l'Isle de Terre Neuve ... par M. B[ellin]. Paris, 1744. Coloured in outline. 8 x 11.5 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. 2. See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.

Prince Edward Island. 1775 26 Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801. A map of the Island of St. John, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence divided into counties and parishes and the lots as granted by Government to which are added the soundings round the coast & harbours improved from the late survey of Captain Holland. [London, Sayer & Bennett, 6 April, 1775] Coloured in outline. From: The North American Pilot for Newfoundland, Labradore, the Gulf and River St. Laurence. Chart XIII.

Quebec. 1813 21 Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801. A new map of the Province of Lower Canada, describing all the seigneuries, townships, grants of land, etc. to which is added a plan of the rivers Scoudiac and Magaguadavic, surveyed in 1796, 1797 & 1798 by order of the Commissioners appointed to ascertain the true River St. Croix intended by the Treaty of Peace between His Britannic Majesty and the United States of America. London, William Faden, April 12, 1813. 21 x 34 in. Not in Phillips. This is another issue, without any changes except the date imprint of a map first published August 12, 1802.

Quebec (Que.) 1744 11 Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Plan du bassin de Quebec et de ses environs, par M. B[ellin]. Paris, 1744. Coloured in outline. 8 x 11.5 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. ? See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.

St. Lawrence, Gulf of. 1757 15 Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. Carte de Golphe de St. Laurent et pays voisins. Pour servir a l'Histoire generale des voyages. Paris, 1757. 9 x 14 in. From: Charlevoix, Pierre Francois Xavier de, 1682-1761. Histoire et description generale de la Nouvelle France. Map no. ? See M. Bellin's introduction on maps in vol. III of Charlevoix.

St. Lawrence River. 1775 25 Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771 An exact chart of the River St. Laurence from Fort Frontenac to the Island of Anticosti showing the soundings rocks, shoals, etc. with views of the lands and all necessary instructions for navigating that river to Quebec. London, Robert Sayer, May 25, 1775. Coloured in outline. 23.5 x 37 in. Originally published: Lond, Thomas Jefferys at Charing Cross, Jan. 25, 1757. Phillips maps p. 762. Phillips Atlases 1165, map no. 9.

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